The scintillation index due to a spherical wave light source that has a finite coherence bandwidth is formulated in weak turbulence. It is found that in the limit of narrowband approximation, the averaging effect of the bandwidth on the scintillation index is the same as that for a plane wave.
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Condensed Matter Physics
- Earth and Planetary Sciences(all)
- Electrical and Electronic Engineering